Where Everybody Knows Your Name

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name | Zac Carter

    For Zac Carter, a childhood hobby has grown into a passion and a career.

    When he was in second grade, he attended his first Pee Wee Cheer Camp. From there, it was a combination of watching the popular movie “Bring It On” over and over and watching cheerleading competitions on television that peaked his interest in the sport. “It just took off from there,” he said.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name | Yolanda Gould

    Everything happens for a reason, and sometimes tragedies find ways to eventually become positives. This is true for Gallatin County native Yolanda Gould, whose cancer diagnosis eventually led to a new career path and a passion for raising money for local causes through another passion: pageants.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name | Xavier Carter

    Sit and talk a while with Xavier Carter and you will find he is a wealth of knowledge on anything related to dirt bikes, and he is only 14 years old.

    The son of George and Felicia Carter, he is the second youngest of eight: Izzy, Destiney, Brittany, Tyler, Nathan, Zack and Rodney. He and his sister Izzy, 11, are the only two children still living at home.

    “Me and her usually hangout at the house, play PS2, PS3,” Xavier said. Their favorite game to play is “MX Unleashed,” which, of course, is a dirt bike game.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name | William Boram

    Local boy stays in Carrollton describes William Boram perfectly. The Carrollton native, son of Ernest and Carolyn Boram, is in the process of moving back to Carrollton with his family after a brief stint in Madison, Ind.

    Boram, a 1997 graduate of Carroll County High School, joined the Kentucky National Guard Nov. 21, 1996, while he was a senior of high school. He just completed his 20th year in the guard. “I could have retired seven days ago,” Boram said. “Just think I could be 37 years old and drawing a retirement pension.”

  • Where everybody Knows Your Name | Vicky Rand

    A strong work ethic and a desire to make a difference have helped Vicky Rand become a successful businesswoman, an advocate for education and a committed volunteer, while still being a loving wife and mother of two.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name |Tim Tritsch

    A childhood pastime has now become a practically year-round adult hobby for Tim Tritsch.

    Growing up in Boone County, and he and his father would enjoy hunting together, and every Friday night, his dad would shoot at the Little Kentucky River Gun Club in Eminence. Today, Tim shares his enthusiasm for shooting and teaching gun safety with Carroll County’s youth as the Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports coordinator.

  • Where Everybody Know Your Name | Steve Martin

    In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven, throwaway society, the number of true craftsmen, who take great pride in their work, is dwindling. Luckily for Carroll County, stonemason Steve Martin is one of the few and is still living in the area.

    Steve first learned to be a stonemason 31 years ago–a high school graduate learning a trade from his uncle. While he is currently a full-time employee with the city of Carrollton’s Public Works department, he still takes on projects in his spare time.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Richelle Wheeler

    Enter Carroll County High School, and you will be greeted by a friendly smile and a cheerful, “Good morning! How can I help you?”

    Richelle Wheeler is the first impression visitors have of the school, and she takes her job very seriously.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name | Quinn Willhoite

    When asked if he wanted to be featured in the newspaper, Quinn Willhoite’s face lit up, and he was bursting with excitement. Yes, he is only seven years old, but his energy is contagious, and he showed more enthusiasm than anyone else thus far.

    The son of Mike and Jennifer Willhoite and the younger brother of Coy, 9, Quinn is a kind-hearted soul, who always has a smile on his face and is already thinking more about others than himself.

  • Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Patrick Underwood

    Family and enjoying the outdoors are two very important pillars in Patrick Underwood’s life. Born into a large family, he grew up traveling all across the country to visit family members. He enjoyed being outdoors more so than indoors and has continued that tradition on to his children.